This course teaches health and fitness professionals about childhood obesity prevention and treatment.
Who is this course is for?
This 2-day course is designed for individuals who are already a Level 3 or 4 health and fitness professionals and those who work with children, teenagers or who work in a role that affects the lives of children or teenagers. This includes community health providers, school and practice nurses, fitness professionals, teachers or those involved in planning, design or policy formulation in areas impacting young people.
2 days (4-6 hours of pre-course reading)
There are no pre-requisites In order to be eligible for this course, however it would be preferable if you have a recognised Level 2 qualification or higher and a good command of English (written and spoken).
This highly practical course will give learners the skills necessary to design and deliver effective and safe weight management interventions in the lives of children suffering from being overweight or obese. Learners will gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to promote healthy eating and increased physical activity using proven behaviour modification techniques.
The course aims to teach learners how to raise the issue of weight in children without alienating or stigmatising those who are already overweight, as well as provide an understanding of the physical and psychological consequences of obesity in children, and of the evidence regarding unhealthy weight during childhood carrying across into adulthood.
Learners who complete this course will be qualified to give expert advice to managers, governors and community decision makers about policy, planning, solutions and the social and environmental factors behind childhood obesity. All these things combine to make graduates of this course highly sought after health and fitness professionals.
None, learners complete the course simply by being present on the days of the course.
What certificates will I receive?
REPs accredited Certificate in Childhood Obesity Prevention and Intervention
REPs points: 16
Is this course recognised?
This course is accredited by Skills Active and is recognized by employers throughout the UK, including the National Health Service.
What support will I get?
You will be supported in your studies by our student support team which you can contact by phone or email. This course is also supported by a fully interactive online learning portal.
Where can I do the course?
We run this course at our Acton academy.
I’ve just completed my strength training and sports conditioning and I wanted to compliment the course leader on a very informative and enjoyable course.Maralyn Wragg
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